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[texts]Customer involvement in the design phase of construction. - Tryon, Thomas B.
Thesis (M.S. in Civil Engineering) Maryland University at College Park,January 1995
Keywords: CONSTRUCTION; TOTAL QUALITY MANAGEMENT
Downloads: 48
[texts]TQM Massachusetts - Massachusetts. Commonwealth Quality Improvement Council
Title from cover
Keywords: Total quality management
Downloads: 33
[texts]Total quality management for Massachusetts municipalities - Whittaker, B. Ann
"October 27, 1990."
Keywords: Total quality management in government
Downloads: 147
[texts]Management Perspective for TQM Solution
Quality management is an important research topical in construction industry. The aim of this paper is to review and investigate, via extensive literature reviews, the management perspectives when construction organizationimplementing total quality management (TQM). If it can be operated successfully  and is functioned well, competitive advantage will be enhanced that may lead to eight beneficial areas [improve quality and environmental performance; broaden business opportunities; benefi...
Keywords: Construction Business; Total Quality Management; Management Implication
Downloads: 19
[texts]Total Quality Management : a management philosophy for providing high quality construction - Beckwith, Paul D.
"A scholarly paper submitted to: Professor William Maloney of The University of Maryland for ENCE 689, Spring 1992."
Keywords: Construction industry; Management; Total quality management
Downloads: 2,021
[texts]Software acquisition : evolution, Total Quality Management and applications to the Army Tactical Missile System - Barber, Wayland P.
Thesis advisor: McCaffrey, Martin J
Keywords: Computer software; development; Computer software; acquisition; Total quality management; Weapons systems; purchasing; United States
Downloads: 51
[texts]Investigation of Lithium Ion Storage - Lee, Leonine
The objective of the Storage Study is to establish a best long term storage for the lithium cells, to determine the preferred solstice condition for the lithium ion chemistry (polymer and liquid electrolyte, and to compare voltage clamped with trickle charge storage. The study is presented is viewgraph form.
Keywords: AIRLINE OPERATIONS; AIR TRANSPORTATION; TOTAL QUALITY MANAGEMENT; RATINGS; CONSUMERS; BAGGAGE; GRAPHS (CHARTS); AIRCRAFT ACCIDENTS; ARRIVALS
Downloads: 71
[texts]Panel to review EOSDIS plans - NON
Formed in Jan. 1992, the Panel to Review EOSDIS Plans was charged with advising NASA on its plans for developing the Earth Observing System (EOS) Data and Information System (EOSDIS). Specifically, the panel was asked to do the following: assess the validity of the engineering and technical underpinnings of the EOSDIS; assess its potential value to scientific users; suggest how technical risk can be minimized; and assess whether current plans are sufficiently resilient to be adaptable to changin...
Keywords: FLIGHT OPERATIONS; SPACE MISSIONS; SPACECRAFT CONTROL; TOTAL QUALITY MANAGEMENT; PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT; PROJECT MANAGEMENT
Downloads: 71
[texts]Sensitivity Equation Derivation for Transient Heat Transfer Problems - Hou, Gene
The focus of the paper is on the derivation of sensitivity equations for transient heat transfer problems modeled by different discretization processes. Two examples will be used in this study to facilitate the discussion. The first example is a coupled, transient heat transfer problem that simulates the press molding process in fabrication of composite laminates. These state equations are discretized into standard h-version finite elements and solved by a multiple step, predictor-corrector sche...
Keywords: COST ANALYSIS; COST REDUCTION; DESIGN TO COST; QUALITY CONTROL; CONCURRENT ENGINEERING; OPTIMIZATION; TOTAL QUALITY MANAGEMENT
Downloads: 67
[texts]Propagation of Flexural Mode AE Signals in GR/EP Composite Plates - Prosser, W. H.
It has been documented that AE signals propagate in thin plates as extensional and flexural plate modes. This was demonstrated using simulated AE sources (pencil lead breaks) by Gorman on thin aluminum and gr/ep composite plates and by Gorman and Prosser on thin aluminum plates. A typical signal from a pencil lead break source which identifies these two modes is shown. AE signals from transverse matrix cracking sources in gr/ep composite plates were also shown to propagate as plate modes by Gorm...
Keywords: TAGUCHI METHODS; QUALITY CONTROL; TOTAL QUALITY MANAGEMENT; DESIGN ANALYSIS; INDEPENDENT VARIABLES
Downloads: 70
[texts]Environmental Geographic Information Systems (EGIS) at Stennis Space Center (SSC) - Carr, Hugh
This viewgraph presentation includes: 1) Background of SSC Environmental GIS (EGIS); 2) Principal Center Activities; 3) SSC's GIS Applications: a) Environmental Emergency Response Tool, b) CERCLA, c) Facilities Master Planning, d) Natural Resource Management and Site Assessment.
Keywords: AEROSPACE INDUSTRY; COMPETITION; PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT; COSTS; TAGUCHI METHODS; TOTAL QUALITY MANAGEMENT; MULTIDISCIPLINARY DESIGN OPTIMIZATION
Downloads: 126
[texts]NAVY MEDICINE Vol. 81, No.3 May-June 1990 - U.S. Navy. Bureau of Medicine and Surgery
NAVY MEDICINE Vol. 81, No.3 May-June 1990 From the Surgeon General I Total Quality Management: Our New Culture 3 Tobacco Use in BUMED Activities Department Rounds 4 Flag Officer Selectees Features 8 NSGA Northwest "Hometown Doc" LCDR D. Wilbur, MSC, USNR 12 A Nurses' Wellness Clinic CDR D.D. Schafer, NC, USN LCDR J. G. Fry, NC, USN (Ret.) LCDR D.A. Vanlandingham, NC, USN LCDR D.K. Herterich, NC, USN LCDR P.A...
Keywords: Navy Medicine magazine; Physical Readiness Test; smoking; tobacco; BUMED; medicalheritagelibrary; urology; Total Quality Management
Downloads: 47
[texts]The Malcolm Baldridge National Quality Awards Program : an oversight review from its inception : hearing before the Subcommittee on Technology of the Committee on Science, U.S. House of Representatives, One Hundred Fourth Congress, first session, October 18, 1995 - United States. Congress. House. Committee on Science. Subcommittee on Technology
Includes bibliographical references
Keywords: Competition, International; Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award; Total quality management -- United States
Downloads: 899
[texts]NAVY MEDICINE Vol. 81, No.5 September-October 1990 - U.S. Navy. Bureau of Medicine and Surgery
NAVY MEDICINE Vol. 81, No.5 September-October 1990 From the Surgeon General 1 The Bright Spot in Desert Shield Features 2 Don't Myth- Apply TQM LCDR T.M. McCombs, MC, USNR K. B. Kreitman, M. S. 7 Continuous Quality Improvement in the Navy Medical Department: Revolution or Evolution? CAPT D. Kemp, MC, USN CAPT R. Zentmyer, MSC, USN 14 Navy Medicine Mobilizes for Desert Shield Professional 22 Violence in the Emergency Department LCDR K...
Keywords: Navy Medicine magazine; Desert Shield; Total Quality Management; Persian Gulf War; Emergency Rooms; medicalheritagelibrary
Downloads: 152
[texts]Phase transformations in SrAl2Si2O8 glass - Drummond, Charles H., III
Bulk glass of SrAl2Si2O8 composition crystallized at temperatures below 1000 C into hexacelsian, a hexagonal phase which undergoes a reversible, rapid transformation to an orthorhombic phase at 758 C, and at higher temperatures crystallized as celsian, a monoclinic phase. The glass transition temperature and crystallization onset temperature were determined to be 883 C and 1086 C, respectively, from DSC at a heating rate of 20 C/min...
Keywords: DATA STORAGE; INFORMATION MANAGEMENT; INFORMATION RETRIEVAL; INFORMATION SYSTEMS; NASA PROGRAMS; INFORMATION THEORY; PROJECT PLANNING; TOTAL QUALITY MANAGEMENT
Downloads: 90
[texts]NAVY MEDICINE Vol. 85, No. 2 March-April 1994 - U.S. Navy. Bureau of Medicine and Surgery
NAVY MEDICINE Vol. 85, No. 2 March-April 1994 Department Rounds 1 Flag Officer Selectees 3 Learning Survival at Naval Hospital Cherry Point CP L D. C. Hottle, USMC 6 The "Miracle" of Flight 808 CDR M T. Curran, DC, USNR 10 Naval Reserve Bolsters Navy Pilot Program P. Antenucci Features 12 Strategic Planning and TQL at Doctrine Center LCDR B. Johnson, MSC, USN 16 Malaria (Part1): Lessons From Somalia and General Slim CDR JM Crutcher, MC, USNR LCDR T...
Keywords: Navy Medicine magazine; medicalheritagelibrary; Naval Hospital Cherry Point; Flight 808; Guantanamo Cuba; Total Quality Management; Malaria; Somalia; World War II
Downloads: 73
[texts]Coordinated Fuel Cell System Programs for Government and Commercial Applications: Are We in a New Era - Warshay, Marvin
Though the fuel cell was invented in 1839, it was not until the early 1960's that the fuel cell power system was developed and used for a real application, for the NASA Space Mission Gemini. Unfortunately, fuel cell power systems did not, as a result, become in widespread use. Nevertheless, a great deal of progress has been made by both government and industry, culminating in many successful fuel cell power system demonstrations...
Keywords: TOTAL QUALITY MANAGEMENT; LAUNCHING; GROUND OPERATIONAL SUPPORT SYSTEM; SPACE SHUTTLES; QUALITY CONTROL; REUSABLE LAUNCH VEHICLES; SPACE TRANSPORTATION SYSTEM FLIGHTS
Downloads: 77
[texts]Total Quality Management in ten exemplary Department of Defense organizations: lessons learned, innovative practices, and quality measurements - Applegate, Carolyn L.;Hocevar, Susan Page.;Thomas, Kenneth Wayne, 1943-
"NPS-AS-92-003."
Keywords: UNITED STATES. DEPT. OF DEFENSE--MANAGEMENT.TOTAL QUALITY MANAGEMENT; DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE, QIP(PRODUCTIVITY QUALITY IMPROVEMENT PROTOTYPE), SURVEYS, MANAGEMENT
Downloads: 254
[texts]Schlieren System and method for moving objects - NON
A system and method are provided for recording density changes in a flow field surrounding a moving object. A mask having an aperture for regulating the passage of images is placed in front of an image recording medium. An optical system is placed in front of the mask. A transition having a light field-of-view and a dark field-of-view is located beyond the test object. The optical system focuses an image of the transition at the mask such that the aperture causes a band of light to be defined on...
Keywords: BOOSTER ROCKET ENGINES; TOTAL QUALITY MANAGEMENT; ENGINE TESTS; ENVIRONMENTAL TESTS; PERFORMANCE TESTS; QUALIFICATIONS; THERMAL CYCLING TESTS; ACCEPTABILITY; SPECIFICATIONS; STAGE SEPARATION
Downloads: 122
[texts]Composite prepreg application device - NON
A heated shoe and cooled pressure roller assembly for composite prepreg application is provided. The shoe assembly includes a heated forward contact surface having a curved pressure surface. The following cooled roller provides a continuous pressure to the thermoplastic while reducing the temperature to approximately 5 C below glass transition temperature. Electric heating coils inside the forward portion of the shoe heat a thermoplastic workpiece to approximately 100 C above the glass transitio...
Keywords: BOOSTER ROCKET ENGINES; VULCANIZING; ENGINE TESTS; QUALIFICATIONS; STRUCTURAL ANALYSIS; IGNITERS; STAGE SEPARATION; THERMAL ANALYSIS; THERMAL CYCLING TESTS; TOTAL QUALITY MANAGEMENT
Downloads: 83
[texts]IMPROVING QUALITY OF STATISTICAL PROCESS CONTROL BY DEALING WITH NON-NORMAL DATA IN AUTOMOTIVE INDUSTRY / Test statystyczny sprawozdający hipotezę dobroci pearsona - Andrássyová Zuzana, Pauliček Tomáš, Pichňa Pavol, Kotus Martin
Study deals with an analysis of data to the effect that it improves the quality of statistical tools in processes of assembly of automobile seats. Normal distribution of variables is one of inevitable conditions for the analysis, examination, and improvement of the manufacturing processes (f. e.: manufacturing process capability) although, there are constantly more approaches to non-normal data handling...
Keywords: Total Quality Management; data transformation; hypothesis testing; normality; probability distribution; przepływ informacji; quality; statistical control; zasady zarządzania jakością
Downloads: 754
[texts]IMPLEMENTATION OF QUALITATIVE RULES IN COMPANY`S INFORMATION MANAGEMENT / Zastosowanie zasad jakościowych do zarządzania informacją w przedsiębiorstwie - Wolnowska Anna
In the article there were presented chosen issues of quality management. Important role of information and work processes in companies were emphasized . Based on eight rules of quality management, TQM standards and ideas of discipline pioneers like Deming, Juran, Crosby and Shewart, author has constructed way of using chosen rules and assumptions to company`s information circulation. Analogy, suggested by author, has not only emphasized importance of information as a company`s resource, but also...
Keywords: CMMS; EAM; ERP; GIS; KPI; Total Quality Management; eksploatacja; information circulation; komputerowe wspomaganie; niezawodność; prognozowanie; rules of quality management; zarządzanie
Downloads: 171
[texts]Tools for teams : a handbook for quality improvement - Tunner, Joseph R., 1933-
"This manual is based largely on several TQM tools courses taught by Joe Tunner, Quality Improvement and Statistical Methods, Fort Collins, Colorado" --P. following index
Keywords: United States. Bureau of Land Management. Colorado State Office; Teams in the workplace; Total quality management; Management; Organizational effectiveness; Employees
Downloads: 461
[texts]U.S. Department of the Interior labs : quality government : summary report - United States. Dept. of the Interior
"Reinvent / NPR / Reengineer."
Keywords: United States. Dept. of the Interior; Total quality management in government; Organizational change; Organizational effectiveness; Reengineering (Management)
Downloads: 93
[texts]Grid resolution and solution convergence for Mars Pathfinder forebody - Nettelhorst, Heather L.
As part of the Discovery Program, NASA Plans to launch a series of probes to Mars. The Mars Pathfinder project is the first of this series with a scheduled Mars arrival in July 1997. The entry vehicle will perform a direct entry into the atmosphere and deliver a lander to the surface. Predicting the entry vehicle's flight performance and designing the forebody heatshield requires knowledge of the expected aerothermodynamic environment...
Keywords: DESIGN ANALYSIS; MANAGEMENT ANALYSIS; PROJECT MANAGEMENT; RELIABILITY ANALYSIS; SAFETY MANAGEMENT; SCIENTIFIC VISUALIZATION; STATISTICAL ANALYSIS; SYSTEMS ENGINEERING; TOTAL QUALITY MANAGEMENT; TREND ANALYSIS; ENGINEERING MANAGEMENT
Downloads: 67
[texts]Time/Temperature Dependent Tensile Strength of SiC and Al2O3-Based Fibers - Yun, Hee Mann
In order to understand and model the thermomechanical behavior of fiber-reinforced composites, stress-rupture, fast-fracture, and warm-up rupture studies were conducted on various advanced SiC and Al2O3-based fibers in the,temperature range from 20 to 1400 C in air as well as in inert environments. The measured stress-rupture, fast fracture, and warm-up rupture strengths were correlated into a single master time/temperature-dependent strength plot for each fiber type using thermal activation and...
Keywords: INTERNATIONAL SPACE STATION; MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS; QUALITY CONTROL; CONFERENCES; SINGLE STAGE TO ORBIT VEHICLES; SOLAR POWER SATELLITES; SPACE LOGISTICS; LOGISTICS MANAGEMENT; RESCUE OPERATIONS; SUPPORT SYSTEMS; TOTAL QUALITY MANAGEMENT; INVENTORIES
Downloads: 61
[texts]NAVY MEDICINE Vol. 80, No. 6 November-December 1989 - U.S. Navy. Bureau of Medicine and Surgery
NAVY MEDICINE Vol. 80, No. 6 November-December 1989 Department Rounds 2 Flight Surgeon's Heart and Hands Go Out to Villagers LCPL S.E. Savage, USMC 5 Navy Environmental Health Center Dedicates New Facility Features 6 Dr. Dinsmore's Souvenir CAPT H. H. Dinsmore, MC, USN (Ret.) 10 Total Quality Management: Mandate for Change CDR W.J. Lambert, Jr., MSC. USN LT R.P. Beaudoin, MSC, USN 13 Medical Anthropology: A Prospective Role in Navy Medicine B.H...
Keywords: Navy Medicine magazine; medicalheritagelibrary; Navy Environmental Health Center; Honduras; humanitarian mission; Vietnam War; radiology; Total Quality Management; Medical anthropology; USS Missouri; battleship; Metal Fume Fever; dialysis; index; obituaries
Downloads: 75
[texts]NAVY MEDICINE Vol. 85, No. 1 January-February 1994 - U.S. Navy. Bureau of Medicine and Surgery
NAVY MEDICINE Vol. 85, No. 1 January-February 1994 Forum 1 Rethinking Tactical Medical Support in the Fleet CAPT A.M Smith, MC, USNR Department Rounds 2 World War II Comfort Crew Reunites LCDR J. Brado, MSC, USN 4 Reserve Dental Exercise JOTS '93 LCDR D. Wright, USNR Features 7 How to Close a Naval Hospital J.K. Herman 12 Assessment of the TQL Infrastructure in Navy Medicine LT J.J. Johnson, MSC, USNR 15 Health Psychology in the Navy: Emergence of a New Discipline LCDR G.M Goldberg, MSC, USN LCD...
Keywords: Navy Medicine magazine; medicalheritagelibrary; World War II; dentistry; Total Quality Management; psychology; ophthalmology; obituaries; BRAC; Naval Hospital Long Beach; Base Hospital 12
Downloads: 90
[texts]Optimizing Phalanx Weapon System Life-Cycle Support - Apte, Aruna
The Phalanx Close-In Weapon System (CIWS) was built as a terminal defense against current and evolving antiship missiles and aircraft which penetrate outer fleet air defense envelopes. CIWS is a fast-reaction, rapid-fire, computer-controlled system with r
Keywords: *LOGISTICS SUPPORT, *LIFE CYCLE MANAGEMENT, *COST ANALYSIS, *SHIP DEFENSE SYSTEMS, *LIFE CYCLE COSTS, *METRICS, OUTSOURCING, TOTAL QUALITY MANAGEMENT, AVAILABILITY, RELIABILITY, WEAPON SYSTEMS, OPTIMIZATION, ANTISHIP MISSILES
Downloads: 154
[texts]Thermal Expert System (TEXSYS): Systems autonomy demonstration project, volume 2. Results - NON
The Systems Autonomy Demonstration Project (SADP) produced a knowledge-based real-time control system for control and fault detection, isolation, and recovery (FDIR) of a prototype two-phase Space Station Freedom external active thermal control system (EATCS). The Thermal Expert System (TEXSYS) was demonstrated in recent tests to be capable of reliable fault anticipation and detection, as well as ordinary control of the thermal bus...
Keywords: COMPUTER PROGRAMS; GAMMA RAY OBSERVATORY; GOES SATELLITES; ULYSSES MISSION; UPPER ATMOSPHERE RESEARCH SATELLITE (UARS); NASA PROGRAMS; PERFORMANCE TESTS; PROGRAM VERIFICATION (COMPUTERS); PROJECT MANAGEMENT; SOFTWARE ENGINEERING; TOTAL QUALITY MANAGEMENT; COSMIC BACKGROUND EXPLORER SATELLITE; EXTREME ULTRAVIOLET EXPLORER SATELLITE
Downloads: 125
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